High priests?

High priests?

We’ve heard of “high church” worship, the kind of liturgy that includes robes and processions and formal hymns with no one directing the music, maybe even the occasional scent of incense. In a surprise finding, archaeologists have learned that some...

A real game of “thrones” …

Apparently, King Hezekiah meant business when he set out to do away with shrines devoted to gods other than Yahweh, the God of Israel.┬áThe historian behind 2 Kings 18:3-4a says that when Hezekiah became king, “He did what was right in the sight of the LORD just...